Everything you need to understand or teach A Tempest by Aimé Césaire.
"A Tempest" by Aime Cesaire is a play based largely on Shakespeare's "The Tempest" with only a few changes. Cesaire's version of this play explores the original concepts in further depth by incorporating the themes of colonialism and Negritude which Cesaire studied extensively. "A Tempest" addresses modernist issues and theories through the utilization of a classic play that most modern readers are familiar with.
This book begins with an Introduction which provides a brief biography of the author, Aime Cesaire, and a synopsis of his works. In the Prologue, the Master of Ceremonies assigns the roles in the play to various actors and instructs the play to begin. In Act 1, Scene 1, a ship containing nobles, including King Alonso of Naples, sinks near magical islands far from their homeland in Europe. Act 1, Scene 2 shows Prospero, a magician and sorcerer admitting to Miranda, his daughter, that he caused the shipwreck...
A Tempest: Based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, Adaptation for a Black Theatre Lesson Plans contain 95 pages of teaching material, including: